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Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2021, 08:18 AM
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Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

So if that's what you have experienced then a...

So if that's what you have experienced then a person should only have full throw rudder on dual rates for hammerhead manoeuvres, and less rudder on low rates for normal flying.

Just how the Scale...
Forum: RC Jets
05-12-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

I guess I'm thinking about when you do a...

I guess I'm thinking about when you do a hammerhead you need a lot of rudder control. So you're going with thrust vectoring nozzle, it will throw that plane around like a rag doll.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Just move your clevis in one to even two holes on...

Just move your clevis in one to even two holes on the servo arm you, you will gain more throw. This will smoothen out the rudder as it moves, something I had relearned on the viper Rudder setup.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Yes, it would be at the tip of the rudder, try...

Yes, it would be at the tip of the rudder, try and get as much travel both ways as possible within reason.
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Here the spec's to HV Macgregor servo, 31.5kg. ...

Here the spec's to HV Macgregor servo, 31.5kg.
Looks like the specs for this servo are very similar to MKS, JR servo in production so don't know why all Carf is saying the Macgregor servos are...
Forum: RC Jets
05-10-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

I had to put 3/8" plywood blocks under my rudder...

I had to put 3/8" plywood blocks under my rudder to get a proper line to the rudder horn. Lol all in a day build.
Forum: RC Jets
05-10-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

The small dremel sanding drum works great for the...

The small dremel sanding drum works great for the round edges, use a fresh blade when cutting the larger area.

That foam fiber skin cuts easliy, care with the sanding drum, use low speed.
Forum: RC Jets
05-09-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

I believe your more concerned about the ability...

I believe your more concerned about the ability of the servo move the surfaces. No one has talked about the force on the surface from the air pushing against it,

When you apply two servos...
Forum: RC Jets
05-09-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Yes over the top is the ideal answer, with over...

Yes over the top is the ideal answer, with over 3000 oz of torque on two elevator surface.
You're going to have a lot more mah draw on the batteries...
Forum: RC Jets
05-08-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

MKS 380 at 7.4 volts runs 833 oz of torque so...

MKS 380 at 7.4 volts runs 833 oz of torque so 1666 oz for each elevator seems like a lot.

With the gear train in the 380 there isn't and free play, you can get more sloop from all the linkages...
Forum: RC Jets
05-07-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

So at 1.5" horn to the servo at 1.5" you aren't...

So at 1.5" horn to the servo at 1.5" you aren't gaining any mechanical advantage.

Those MkS servos are really going to be working hard especial on the elevators ganged together...burning up more...
Forum: RC Jets
05-06-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Sheldon, how long are the arms on the control...

Sheldon, how long are the arms on the control surface from the hinge line to the holes?

It's preferred to have a smaller arm at the servo than at the hinge joint. This will improve smoothness to...
Forum: RC Jets
04-20-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

So yes it expensive I agree $5890 for the plane,...

So yes it expensive I agree $5890 for the plane, $1300 for the electron gear, tank $280 and why is the tank hardware($29) being charged for it should be included with the tank!!!!

Guess I'm...
Forum: RC Jets
04-20-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Dave, I agree the guys who package the should be...

Dave, I agree the guys who package the should be providing the material for different servo brands.
On being one of the most expensive and best flying Jets in Carfs fleet then the little extra goes...
Forum: RC Jets
04-20-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Yes I'm surprised at the lack of bracket...

Yes I'm surprised at the lack of bracket material, Humm. The Viper I had to assembly the plywood servo brackets first then hysol it to the servo access panel.
Woked good but have to check the...
Forum: RC Jets
04-20-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Yes, 5 layer ply sandwiched together and if you...

Yes, 5 layer ply sandwiched together and if you have access to a CNC router them out would be great .
Surprised that Carf didn't supply CNC cut wood for this adjustment!
Forum: RC Jets
04-20-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Aerosheldon on this application is there an...

Aerosheldon on this application is there an option of mounting to the servo cover similar to the viper?
If you have access to a router or someone who has one then spacers are the answer plus Hysol...
Forum: RC Jets
01-12-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Doc 520 ...

Doc 520

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Forum: RC Jets
01-05-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Talking So after reading the MAAC R/C Jet on TOC...

So after reading the MAAC R/C Jet on TOC certification talks about the AMA 510 A document.
When read it's a lot more complex than MAAC and should be adhered too for flying in the US, talks about...
Forum: RC Jets
01-05-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Crossing any border is a privilege especially...

Crossing any border is a privilege especially into the US.
I Have the FAA number only five dollars, it's in my other competitive aircraft I've flown in the states, MAAC number 18*** so they know we...
Forum: RC Jets
01-04-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Doesn't a TOC from MAAC help with flying jets in...

Doesn't a TOC from MAAC help with flying jets in the states, the guys who winter down in Arizona have to get LTMA 1 for flying?
Intersecting about the LTMA 2 covers 77lbs to 125lbs, those are large...
Forum: RC Jets
01-04-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

There is a weight limit here of 55lbs same in the...

There is a weight limit here of 55lbs same in the USA or you have to get an exception from the department of transportation over 55lbs.

When running 250- 300 turbine you need a large Map tank like...
Forum: RC Jets
01-03-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Here is a website that builds custom...

Here is a website that builds custom tanks,CMJets.
They build an 8-litre centre tank for the Mephisto, check it out.


https://cmjets.com/28-craf
Forum: RC Jets
01-03-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Doesn't the Mephisto use two tanks for fuel from...

Doesn't the Mephisto use two tanks for fuel from CARF?

...
Forum: RC Jets
12-22-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 164,381
Posted By Skunkwrks

Yes a trip to hobby shop for some brass and Ill...

Yes a trip to hobby shop for some brass and Ill take a servo to check for fit in the eyelet. I like the hardware especial the locknut with a flared lip for more contact. Nice

I don't believe you...
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